Calculates the annual effective interest rate given the nominal rate and number of compounding periods per year.

Sample Usage




EFFECT(nominal_rate, periods_per_year)

  • nominal_rate - The nominal interest rate per year.

  • periods_per_year - The number of compounding periods per year.

See Also

NOMINAL: Calculates the annual nominal interest rate given the effective rate and number of compounding periods per year.

INTRATE: Calculates the effective interest rate generated when an investment is purchased at one price and sold at another with no interest or dividends generated by the investment itself.


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